Summer Camps

2022 Summer Camps!

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Meet the Romans!

“Meet the Romans” introduces kids to ancient Roman civilization. Learn about gods, heroes, and monsters, gladiators and chariot-racing. Put on your toga as you create your own Roman arts and crafts, and learn some Latin, too. Latin is a great way to boost advanced English vocabulary: 90% of English words of more than two syllables come from Latin. New activities each year!

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Dates: June 20-24

Times: 1:00 - 5:00PM

Ages: 9-12

Class size: 12-16 students with 2 instructors & volunteers as available.



Meet the Greeks!

“Meet the Greeks” introduces kids to ancient Greek civilization. Learn about Greek mythology, the Olympic games, Greek warfare & daily life, and what happens when a Greek hero doesn’t listen to an oracle. Try wearing Greek clothing and check out ancient toys. Create your own Greek arts and crafts and learn a little language too! Greek roots abound in English. New activities each year!

Dates: June 6-10, June 13-17 and June 20-24 (different activities each week)

Times: 8:30AM - 12:30PM (June 6-10, June 13-17, June 20-24) 1:00 - 5:00PM (June 6-10)

Ages: 9-12

Class size: 12-16 students with 2 instructors & volunteers as available.


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Instructors: Instructors hold or are completing a BA/MAT/MA/PhD in Classics. For further information, see “Meet the Classics Staff” on the web site.

Cost: $125/week per camp ($250/both camps - full day), plus $35 materials and registration processing fee. Minimum registration is one week half-days.

Curriculum: Our language learning goal areas are novice mid level (one week) or novice high level (two or more weeks) as per the Standards for Classical Language Learning, in compliance with ACTFL World Readiness Standards.

Location: On the University of Illinois Main Campus (building TBA). 

Lunch: Lunch supervision provided for children who register for the full day.

Questions: Contact Ariana Traill, Classics Camps Director

Staff: Meet the Instructors (coming soon)

COVID Protocols

Classics Summer Camps adhere to University of Illinois Summer Camp Guidelines which are subject to change as state or university guidelines change as we respond to COVID-19 conditions. Face coverings are currently optional but strongly encouraged. Vaccinations are not required. Symptom screening is required. No child with a fever, cough, or other COVID symptoms may be admitted to the camp.

Refund policy
Full refunds are available for days missed due to COVID and/or COVID symptoms.

Summer Camp 2022 Forms (to be submitted at registration)
Camper Information Form
Permission for Medication Administration Form
Photo Permission Form
Participant Agreement Form

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